Instead of our usual Tuesday giveaway this week, we’d like to remind you about our special Father’s Day photo contest that runs through this Sunday, June 26, 2011. We’re giving away several prizes including $100, $50, $25 and $10 gift certificates to CottonBabies.com For full details on how to enter, please visit the Celebrating Fathers Cotton Babies Style post from last Friday. Be sure to leave your links to enter the contest on that blog post. We’ll see you next week for our regularly scheduled Tuesday giveaways!
Everyone has to start cloth diapering somewhere. With all the information available online at your fingertips, it can be very overwhelming. The great thing about cloth diapering is that it only takes a little bit to get started. A question we are frequently asked is “What do I need to begin cloth diapering?” If you want to start cloth diapering an infant we recommend: 24 cloth diapers in the style of your choice. If you are choosing a two-piece system such as Flip or Econobum, we recommend 24 inserts and 6 covers. This number is based on changing an infant
Admitably, I’m a bit of a daddy’s girl, as my bio shares I’m the oldest of four, and no kids of my own yet. This is a fun picture of my family from years… and years… AND years ago. I’m the one in red with the slightly mischievous look on my face. By the way, I was a cloth diapered baby, when I was growing up we didn’t have much money but my parents made us feel like we had something special and rich every day. Pictures like this one are so valuable because they captured one of those moments
We are in the final hours of the FuzziBunz Bonus Bunz days. Buy 5 FuzziBunz one size cloth diapers and get one FREE! This deal only lasts through Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Catch this great deal by using this special Bonus Bunz days page on CottonBabies.com Use the drop down menus to select your favorite FuzziBunz colors, then add them to your cart. No coupon code required! Do you prefer prefolds or an all-in-two system? No worries, Cotton Babies has you covered. Now through the end of June, with a Cotton Babies purchase of $50 or more, you can receive
You don’t need to buy swim diapers this year! With the insert removed, your bumGenius 4.0 One-Size cloth diapers will work as a swim diaper. Just be sure to rinse thoroughly after use, whether in a pool or at the beach. This is another way that cloth diapers can save you money. Have you used a bumGenius pocket diaper for a swim diaper? Share your story and tips with us.
We’ve recently added Simplisse nursing products to our Cotton Babies catalog. The Simplisse line was developed through a partnership between industry-leading lactation consultants and moms. Every product in the Simplisse collection of breastfeeding products was carefully designed with the optimum health of mom and baby in mind. Simplisse has two goals, to make expressing milk a more comfortable, natural experience for moms and to collect breastmilk as efficiently and effectively as possible. The Simplisse Manual Breast Pump is designed to accurately mimic natural breastfeeding. The super-soft BabyFace™ flexible breast-cup conforms to mom’s breast and naturally move with mom while expressing.
Did you know Cotton Babies now has a live chat feature on our main webpage? You can chat live with one of our customer service team members to ask questions about your order, receive cloth diapering tips or troubleshooting assistance for your cloth diapers. To start the live chat process, visit www.cottonbabies.com and scroll to the bottom of the left hand column under the “Connect With Us” heading. Click on the “Click to Chat” button. A new window opens when you connect with our customer service team. Type your question or request in the middle box. Hit return or click
New at Cotton Babies, the Spielstabil toy line from Haba! Just in time for summer, we have several new sets of toys for water and sand play. Because it’s from Spielstabil, you know it is built to last and safe for your family and the environment. All Spielstabil toys are made from indestructable, color fast, top quality plastic. They are free of PVC, phtalates and other harmful chemicals. With bright colors and adorable details these toys are sure to become your child’s favorite. The Spielstabil Water Fun set comes with a sturdy bucket, a shovel, and an adorable turtle shaped
Since the world didn’t end Saturday night, for today’s Real Mom Talk, we’re talking about disaster preparedness. If you follow Jenn Labit’s Facebook page, you may have joined in on a conversation about disaster preparedness recently. Cotton Babies is located in St. Louis, MO. In the last several years, our area has experienced tornadoes, small earthquakes, snow and ice storms that have left our families without power for hours or days. In April, Cotton Babies staff had some disaster preparedness training so that in this type of event, we could be secure in knowing our families were safe and taken
This week, we are back to the basics. From our neighbors in Joplin, MO cleaning up after Sunday night’s storm to our cloth diapering community acquiring new skills with a Flats Challenge this week, we know there are times in life that just require a simple, tried and true method of cloth diapering. We appreciate the simplicity and accessibility of Econobum cloth diapers. They are designed to be affordable for any family. The inserts are made of cotton, an absorbent, natural fiber. The one-size diaper cover means they can serve a family with children of multiple ages and sizes with